Illinois Prison Banned Books On Black History And Empowerment From Inmate Education Program

In Illinois 3 out of every 4 inmates are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” …

How Racial Attacks On Black Community Increased By 200% Since Trump Became POTUS

The emergence of Donald Trump as the president of America was one event that sent mixed feelings through the Black community. Some saw him as a harmless republican, while others saw …

Rwanda’s Kagame rejects Financial Times report on ‘cooked poverty figures

For the second time in a week, Rwandan president Paul Kagame has responded to a recent report by the Financial Times, FT, that poverty figures were manipulated in 2015. The president’s …

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

Ian Forde, a merchandise manager for the global sportswear company Puma, can’t bring himself to delete his iPhone thread with the late Nipsey Hussle. Every now and then, he’ll pull it …

10 African Civilizations More Amazing Than Ancient Egypt

Unknown to most people, hundreds of smaller kingdoms have popped up throughout Africa’s history, with some eventually growing into powerful empires. These vast nations united Africa, managed wealthy trade routes, and …

Meet Charlotte Maxeke; Mother of South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid Movement

Charlotte Maxeke never let the traditional restrictions that overwhelmed her peers in the Cape define her path as she trailblazed to become the first woman of colour to hold a graduate …

Kenya: Lupita Nyong’o Getting Spanked On Stage By Janelle Monae

Kenyan actor Lupita Nyong’o and American singer, Janelle Monae, on Tuesday made headlines when a video of them dancing to ‘I Got The Juice’ surfaced and circulated on social media. Janelle …

University of Rwanda Senate Raises Red Flag on ‘Academic Corruption’

When Manuella Ineza (not real name) joined her first year of education at the University of Rwanda, she thought she had an opportunity to chase her degree ahead of the world …

US government deports 40 Ghanaians

40 Ghanaians aged between 21-70 years have been deported from the United States of America (USA). The deportees made up of 38 males and two females arrived on board a chartered flight, Omni Air …

Losing My Religion: Should Children Have A Say In Their Faith?

Children usually don’t have a choice in the decisions that affect their lives in the first few years they are on this earth.  They don’t have a say about where they …

How Useless & Dysfunction Some African Cultures be?

I remember how excited my father was when my brother was born, you would’ve thought it was his first child. Growing up the daughter of a Nigerian immigrant meant a lot …

Why Are Black People Obsessed With The Bible That Was Used To Enslave Them?

When I became a born-again Christian in 2008, I started studying the bible word for word. I would spend hours a day reading all commentaries for all the verses I studied. …

African Dictators Paying Millions for Trump Attention and Favours

In the last few years some of Africa’s most notorious regimes have splashed millions on public relations firms better known as lobbyists in pursuit of favours in the eyes of the …

Zimbabwean Girl becomes the first Black person to Win Miss London Pageant

Black is beautiful and a brown skin girl has just proven that maintaining a natural beauty is a worthy thing.  Vimbai Chapungu, a Zimbawean, has been crowned Miss London 2019, making …

Man Sets a Date to Walk on River Niger Like Jesus

In an incredible show of confidence, a popular Pastor based in Nigeria’s Southeast city of Onitsha has called on everyone to come witness his exploits at a set date. The spiritual …

Meet 9-year-old Nigerian Who has Built More than 30 Mobile Games

Basil Okpara Jr., a 9 year-old from Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, has built more than 30 mobile games since he started coding from the age of 7. The 9-year-old is currently …

Samuel L. Jackson Traces His Ancestral Roots Back to Gabon

American actor and film producer Samuel L. Jackson received a hero’s homecoming in Gabon as he traced his ancestry back to the West African country. The Hollywood veteran traced the connection …

The British only Abolished ‘Slave Trade’ not ‘Slavery’

Members of the British House of Commons in 1807 knew what they were doing when they abolished the slave trade. Majority of them never wanted slavery to come to an end. …

Bernie Sanders Exposes the American Media Giants of White Supremacy

Many decades ago, the great media critic George Seldes observed: “The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself.” That remains true today. Bernie Sanders set off the latest …

Nigerian Teens Produce Movies with Smartphones

A group of Nigerian teens have gone viral for producing movies using a smartphones and a tripod made from a broken microphone stand. “Well the main aim was not for our …

Why So Many African Women Die of Cervical Cancer

Dar Es Saam — Vice President, Ms Samia Suluhu, has today, April 10, launched national drive to provide cervical cancer vaccine to all women aged 14 and above. In her speech, …

Ebola Virus now curable, thanks to Congolese doctor behind treatment that ‘cures symptoms in just an hour’

“I spent four decades of my life thinking how to treat patients with the Ebola virus. So this is the achievement of my life,” Dr Jean-Jacques Muyembe, who with his team …

DR Congo hajj pilgrims banned by Saudi over Ebola concerns

The Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, has attracted an international repercussion with Saudi Arabia banning Congolese seeking to enter the country. Saudi Foreign Affairs ministry announced it …

Disease-causing worms found in canned sardines from China

The Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services (Maqis) has revealed that it found worms that can cause the anisakiasis disease in samples of a brand of sardines from China brought in through …

VIDEO: “We purposely spread HIV/AIDS to wipe out blacks in South Africa” apartheid-era officer admits.

It is no news to the world that South Africa who suffered the greatest torments under the British apartheid colonial rule is known to the highest country in the world affected …

These are the first genetically modified animals approved for U.S. consumption

Inside an Indiana aqua-farming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor …

UN Drug Report: Opioid Use Booming as Tramadol Crisis Emerges in Africa

Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still rising and a “crisis” of …

Nigeria Worst African Country in Open Defecation, Second Globally

A global survey has identified Nigeria as the second in the world among countries where open defecation is prevalent. Only India ranked worse than Nigeria in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene …

The complicated legalities of safe abortion in Kenya

The Kenyan High Court has ruled that rape survivors have the right to an abortion and ordered authorities to pay almost US$30 000 in damages to the mother of a teenage …

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever

China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever outbreaks reported by the …